Archive for 2017

Straight Talk: All You Need to Know About Invisalign

Are you ready to start your journey to straighter teeth? Do you dislike the look of regular metal braces? If so, Invisalign may be for you. Clear Aligners Invisalign is a different take on traditional braces. This treatment is used to straighten crooked or crowded teeth with the use of clear plastic trays. Invisalign is […]

When Should You Consider Dental Implants?

You may have heard in the past that dental implants are one of the most effective ways to replace missing or damaged teeth. Dental implants are a great option for a lot of different situations, but when is getting a dental implant the best option for you? There are a few circumstances where receiving an […]

How to Keep Your Gums Healthy

Keeping your gums healthy is vital to ensuring that your mouth stays clean and your teeth stay intact and in pristine condition. This blog will focus on the best ways to make sure your gums stay healthy in order to prevent gum disease and keep your smile shining bright for years to come. 1) Floss, […]

4 Foods That Cause Dental Emergencies

Every day, we have patients visit our office for help with a dental emergency. A lot of these emergencies are caused by biting into foods that are too hard, resulting in a cracked tooth, loss of a filling or a broken dental crown. To avoid a painful and inconvenient dental emergency, here are some foods […]

Adult Flouride Treatments

In the past, it has been generally accepted that fluoride be mainly used for children whose developing teeth were considered to be helped the most by fluoride treatments. But through the years, more research has been done and fluoride is being shown to help prevent tooth decay in people of all ages. It is true […]

Dental Implants

Your teeth were designed to last a lifetime, but sometimes they don’t! Replacing missing teeth is important to your general health and to the health of your other teeth. Not only do you lose chewing ability when a tooth is lost, but teeth that are not replaced can cause other teeth to be lost, tipped […]

The Mouth – An Early Warning System

The mouth can act as a very effective early warning system. Problems in the mouth can signal trouble in other parts of the body. Saliva, like blood and urine, can be used to detect and measure many compounds in the body. Saliva collection has the advantage of being noninvasive. Saliva could potentially replace blood testing […]

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